This listing is for a mixed collection of 78 antique Chinese gaming counters. Perfect for a jewellery maker or to add to a collection.
We have many counters listed in both of our Etsy stores. See the links below.
Makers mark / hallmarks: Hand engraved with often similiar but unique engraving as pictured
Sourced: in England
Age: circa 1800-1850’s
Materials: mother of pearl
Size mixed: assorted sizes largest 1.8 x 0.6 inches or 45 x 15 mm
Condition: in antique condition with signs of previous use, no significant chips or cracks but some natural imperfections in the mother of pearl are sometimes visible, slight wear to edges visible on some chips, some chips a little grubby from handling over the centuries, some broken extras that are not pictured are also included for jewellery makers to practice with
Discerning features: outstanding work, every piece individually engraved and formed from mother of pearl